each be the source of information and professional peer reviewed articles will be cited from these sources and identified by source as they cited.

There is a wealth of available information, data and studies on CF. What it all means to the patients who suffer from this debilitating and life-threatening disease will be understood as this essay proceeds.

Chapter One

Diagnosis and the Anatomy and Physiology of a Life Threatening Disease: Cystic Fibrosis child is born in the UK and, since 2007 are tested for CF in this country where cystic fibrosis is the most common inherited life-threatening disease prevalent amongst Caucasians who at a ratio of 1 in 25 people carry the faulty gene that causes CF (Cystic Fibrosis Trust, 2008, available at: (

While the UK's Cystic Fibrosis Trust cites the average life expectancy of a person with CF as 31; information on the site also says...
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